Talk of Partial Lasix Ban in New York Renewed

By Matt Hegarty Courtesy Daily Racing Form The New York Gaming Commission on Monday approved a rule formalizing a requirement that third-party veterinarians administer the legal raceday medication furosemide, but only after 10 minutes of discussion over whether the commission should reconsider measures that would restrict the use of the anti-bleeding drug. The rule approved…
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New York Racing Association Announces Premium Giveaway Items for 2017 Season at Saratoga Race Course

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. will continue its tradition of premium giveaways with four giveaway days scheduled for the summer 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course. All giveaways are free with paid admission, while supplies last. The 2017 Saratoga Race Course premium giveaway schedule is as follows: SARATOGA BASEBALL CAP:…
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NYRA Unveils New Board

By Tom Precious Courtesy BloodHorse.com Photo: NYRA NYRA LOGO The New York Racing Association used the draw for the Belmont Stakes (G1) June 7 to announce the formation of a new board of directors that officially moves the racing corporation from a period of state government control back into private hands. The new privatized NYRA…
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National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame presents McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds Farm Tour in Partnership with the NY Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund on July 13

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, in conjunction with the New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund, will offer a special tour package featuring McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds and the Museum on Thursday, July 13. The unique experience includes an in-depth tour of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame…
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